CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Celebrating its senior class in its final action of 2018, Harvard women's soccer will host Columbia on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
What to Know
- Harvard is 6-7-1 this season, including a 3-2-1 mark in Ivy League play.
- The Crimson can finish as high as second in the Ivy League with a win over the Lions, who enter the contest with a 4-2 Ivy mark.
- Senior Leah Mohammadi leads the team with seven goals and 16 points, while sophomore Murphy Agnew has dished a team-leading four assists. Nine of the squad's 17 goals have come from first-year players, including three each from Sophie Hirst and Taylor Nielsen.
- Mohammadi was selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week for Oct. 7-13 after her five-points week that included goals against Boston University and Brown. She joined Sophie Hirst and Jillian Wachira in earning an Ivy League weekly honor this season.
- Prior to the game at the top of the hour, Harvard will honor its senior class of Danielle Etzel, Zayne Matulis, Leah Mohammadi, Alli Wiggins and Niki Young.
- Columbia is 4-2 in Ivy play, while holding an 8-6-1 overall mark. The Crimson is unbeaten over the past 10 meetings (8-0-2), with each of the last two battles going to double overtime. Etzel made 16 saves in a 0-0 draw a year ago, en route to earning national player of the week accolades, while the Crimson scored a golden goal in 2016 to send the team to the NCAA Tournament.
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At The Helm
Chris Hamblin leads the Crimson in his third season as the Branca Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Soccer. He was the Ivy League Coach of the Year in 2016 after leading the program to its 13th Ivy League title.